$$ Scholarship list $$
By Due Date (Top= Due Soonest)See Mrs. Chase if you have questions about the following. Many scholarships require your transcripts and if you get us your completed application a few days in advance of the due date, we can include your transcript with your scholarship applications and mail it for you.
Application deadline: February 2, 2018- (Must be postmarked by this date)
Application location: Link below or online at www.wnysc.com/scholarship-application
Award amount: Up to $1,500
Eligibility: Senior planning to attend college in fall
Requirements: Application form, essay and one letter of recommendation
Transcript Required! Return completed application to guidance and all will be mailed together
Application deadline: Postmarked before February 24, 2017
Application location: PDF below or online at https://firedistnys.com/cms/scholarship/application
Award amount: (4) scholarships at $1,500 each
Eligibility: Student MUST be related to a firefighter, be a firefighter or an explorer in the fire department that is a member of the Association of Fire Districts of the state of New York. Must be pursuing a post-secondary career in the community service related areas of endeavor at a two or four year college.
Application deadline: Postmarked by February 28, 2018
Application location: PDF below or online at http://nywea.org/scholarship/
Award amount: up to $10,000
Eligibility: Graduating high school senior who plans to enroll in a full-time bachelors program for environmental, civil engineering, chemical engineering, hydrogeology, or biology/microbiology; all with a focus on environmental issues.
Requirements: Application, two letters of recommendation, transcript, required essays
Application deadline: Online application is available January 1, 2018 through March 1, 2018
Application location: Online at www.cfgb.org
Award amount: Varies on individual basis
Eligibility: Seniors accepted to an accredited non-profit college, full-time enrollment and in an undergraduate program; permanent resident of WNY. Strong preference is given to students who are Pell eligible.
How this works: You are applying to the foundation to receive scholarship money from various sponsors. Your ONE online application covers all of their scholarships. They match you up with the money based upon that one application. Monetary awards are primarily awarded based upon financial need, although certain awards are based on scholastic achievement, service or other requirements. You must be going to college and you must apply for financial aid using the FASFA. This is a super way to receive more financial assistance.
Attachment is informational only- all applications must be completed online in the timeline above.
Application deadline: March 15, 2018
Application location: PDF below or online @ http://www.fasny.com/index.php/resources/fire-service-scholarships/
Award amount: $1,500 (25 awards)
Eligibility: Graduating senior actively participating as a volunteer firefighter or junior firefighter (including BSA Explorer posts, Venturing Crews & RAMS), or be participating with a volunteer EMS program.
Application deadline: March 16, 2018 (must be received by committee on this day so mail at least 4 days in advance)
Award amount: not specified
Eligibility: Must reside in Chautauqua County
Requirements: Must complete a 250 word essay on the following topic: “How I practice environmental conservation at home, in my community, and how I will in the future”. Also required: completed application, college acceptance letter, teacher recommendation, and personal recommendation.
Application deadline: March 16, 2018
Application location: PV website or www.665-7000.com
Award amount: (Up to 7) $600 scholarships
Eligibility: Student must be a member of the Southern Chautauqua FCU at the time of application. Must show outstanding leadership ability and must provide evidence of community service.